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Jonas Valanciunas rolls ankle, out for Game 3 (VIDEO)

Toronto Raptors v Miami Heat - Game Three

MIAMI, FL - MAY 07: Jonas Valanciunas #17 of the Toronto Raptors is defended by Gerald Green #14 and Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat during the first quarter of the game at American Airlines Arena on May 7, 2016 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

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Game 3 of the second-round series between the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors saw key injuries for both teams’ starting big men. The Heat lost Hassan Whiteside in the first half to a knee injury, and shortly into the third quarter, Jonas Valanciunas, Toronto’s leading scorer with 16 points, rolled his right ankle landing after attempting to block a layup attempt by Dwyane Wade:

The Raptors ruled him out for the rest of the game.

The fact that the Raptors’ doctors didn’t perform an x-ray is encouraging, and hopefully this won’t be a long-term injury. Valanciunas has been the Raptors’ best offensive player so far in this series; without him, they’ll need the struggling Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan to step up.